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Eric Sweet Eric Sweet, thoughtful artist and adjunct professor at the University of Missouri, was born Sept, 15, 1970, and left us suddenly Monday, April 6, 2015.

An informal memorial was held Saturday evening, April 11, 2015 at Cosmo Park in the Lamb Shelter.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made toward The Eric Sweet Memorial scholarship Fund to support future generations of young artists who share his passion. Checks should be made payable to the MU Department of Art, with the notation “Eric Sweet Scholarship.” All donations made by check will be tax deductible.  Donations may be sent to Brenda Warren, A126 Fine Arts Building, University of Missouri Dept. Of Art, Columbia, Missouri 65211-6090.

He is survived by his loving wife of 16 years, Catherine Armbrust of Columbia; father, Noel Sweet of LaBelle; siblings, Ron (Ellen) Sweet and Diane Sweet, nieces and nephews, as well as other wonderful family members and friends. His wit and humor will be missed by so many.

Eric was preceded in death by a sister, Debra Sweet of Dusseldorf, Germany (formerly of LaBelle, Missouri) in 2009, mother Fay E. Sweet on August 25, 2014, a brother in infancy, Randal, and a nephew, Ryan Sweet in 2013.